Babe Ruth is one of the most easily recognized figures in all sports over all time periods. Owning anything signed by Babe Ruth, particularly an autographed baseball, is a dream for any […]
Roberto Clemente Rookie Rejoins the $1 Million Card Club!
Roberto Clemente remains a legend some 50 years after his tragic death. Vintage baseball card collectors cannot seem to get enough Clemente cards either. At least that’s what having a $1 million […]
None Dare Call It a Recession (Even If It Is!)
Are you prepared for a recession? You better be. The politicos, the Federal Reserve members and the media still talk about a potential recession. If you are not bound to hold any […]
Which Topps Now Aaron Judge Card is the Best?
Topps Now produces many cards to mark key moments of each season. Some are great cards of great moments. Some are forced issues which will seem to have little notice or care […]
The Debate Over the $1 Million Aaron Judge Baseball That Could Have Been
Unique sports collectibles that capture specific moments in time can sell for more than a typical house these days. Imagine waking up to news that a young man caught Aaron Judge’s 60th […]
The Ultimate & Unique 1953 Topps Willie Mays Goes Away (Again!) 31 Years Later
The 1953 Topps card of Willie Mays is perhaps Mays’ most visually stunning card that was ever created by Topps. It’s also more scarce than the 1952 Topps card of Willie Mays […]
Collector Joy & Misery: Tom Brady’s “Last” Touchdown Pass Ball Gets Punted
When players announce their retirement it creates a certain scarcity and creates a finite number of their game-used items. When Tom Brady announced his retirement it was a potential gold rush for […]
The Ultimate Macallan Whiskey & Lalique Experience… For $600,000?
Fine whisky will cost more than a pretty penny. If it’s Macallan it will cost even more. But what about a special Macallan experience of 6 bottles in a unique Lalique crystal […]
New $10 Million+ Record-Breaking Michael Jordan Jersey Sale
There may be some softness in the sports collectibles market (at least in modern cards) in 2022, but you would not know that looking at some of the so-called “Grail” and “GOAT” […]
2022 NFL Season Kick-Off Analysis: The Good, Bad & Ugly for QB Collectors
The good news for NFL fans and sports card collectors is that the 2022 NFL season has now begun. The bad news is that this season already has winners and losers. Sports […]
Is TheRealReal Boosting Its Presence in Sports Cards and Collectibles?
It was in late 2021 that Collectors Dashboard had pointed out alternative websites to find luxury collectibles. This was simply going beyond giants like eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) and Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: […]
The Day I Introduced Wade Boggs to Honus Wagner
Every baseball fan knows the name of Wade Boggs. And every baseball card collector knows the name Honus Wagner. Well, something happened in the aftermath of the 2022 National Sports Collectors Convention. […]
Some Final Considerations Ahead of Ethereum’s Merge
The rapid rise of cryptocurrency and Bitcoin and anything digital was a wonder to watch and participate in up until November 2021. The first ten days of November had anyone and everyone […]
175 Million Reasons to Think of Your Collectibles as Collateral
Most collectors probably think of their personal collectibles purely as a hobby and might not give much thought beyond simply buying or selling. The reality is that collectibles, particularly high-end collectibles, have […]
Justin Herbert Joins the Club of $1 Million Rookie Cards
Justin Herbert is still just 24 years of age and he has only been quarterback of the Los Angeles Chargers for two seasons. An auction via Goldin.co now has a rookie-autographed card […]
Why Gold-Plated Commemorative Coins Are Awful Investments!
Whether collectibles are a hobby, a passion or an investment is up to each person individually. Just understand that there really is such a thing as a bad purchase. Just like the […]
7 Vintage Baseball Cards Every Collector Wants to Own
Baseball is America’s Pastime. Baseball cards hold all of the major records for sports card collectors. The game has undergone many changes over time, but the reality is that a ballgame played […]
More Side-Hustles to Fight Inflation (But What About Collectibles?)
Let’s all face it, inflation sucks! The higher wages have still not kept up with continually escalating living expenses. Comparing the cost of living in 2022 versus pre-pandemic times (2019) can be […]